- NLP Blog covers Machine Translation papers at EMNLP which is happening later this week.
- The Google Research blog has a post covering the Google Faculty Summit.
- Daniel has been consistently rolling out articles covering the SIGIR industry track. Here are a few highlights:
Vanja Josifovski gave a talk on computational advertising, presenting "Ad Retrieval – A New Frontier of Information Retrieval". The comments in Daniel's Post are worth reading! It's clear that ad retrieval research is still controversial.
Evan Sandhaus's from the NY Times R&D Labs also presented and a lot of what he covered are available in previous slides. He highlighted the NY Times Annotated Corpus, which you should take a look at, "The New York Times Annotated Corpus is a collection of over 1.8 million articles annotated with rich metadata published by The New York Times between January 1, 1987 and July 19, 2007"